’Hard as Nails’: Jack Conway and the Early Days of Football
Pennings, Mark (2003) ’Hard as Nails’: Jack Conway and the Early Days of Football. In Holt, Stephanie & Hutchinson, Garrie (Eds.) Footy’s Greatest Players. Coulomb Communications, Melbourne, Victoria, pp. 3-9.
The article draws attention to Conway's success as a player and his important role in the development of the Carlton Football Club. It discusses the football career of Jack Conway. Conway was a Melbourne Grammar school boy who went on to play football for Melbourne, South Yarra, Albert Park and Carlton. Conway played football during the period 1858-1871. He captained Carlton and was a major figure in the development of its culture and ambitions. Conway was also an on field adversary of Melbourne captain H.C.A. Harrison and these two enjoyed many hard fought contests.
Impact and interest:
Citation counts are sourced monthly from and citation databases.
Citations counts from theindexing service can be viewed at the linked Google Scholar™ search.
Full-text downloads displays the total number of times this work’s files (e.g., a PDF) have been downloaded from QUT ePrints as well as the number of downloads in the previous 365 days. The count includes downloads for all files if a work has more than one.
|Item Type:||Book Chapter|
|Keywords:||Jack Conway, Australian Football, Carlton Football Club, Football in the nineteenth century|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > HISTORY AND ARCHAEOLOGY (210000) > HISTORICAL STUDIES (210300) > Australian History (excl. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander History) (210303)|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty|
|Deposited On:||01 May 2007 00:00|
|Last Modified:||09 Jun 2010 12:40|
Repository Staff Only: item control page